Discover stunning depictions of gods, heroes, and mythical beasts in the most influential sculptures in history.
Phidias(?), Parthenon sculptures, frieze: 438-432 B.C.E., pediment: c. 438-432 B.C.E. and metopes: c. 447-32 B.C.E. Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris,
Figure thought to be of Dionysos from the east pediment of the Parthenon
Smarthistory images for teaching and learning:
More Smarthistory images…
Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Phidias, Parthenon sculpture (pediments, metopes and frieze)," in Smarthistory
, November 25, 2015, accessed June 24, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/parthenon-frieze/